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Announcing 603 Legal Aid

As our country celebrates the anniversary of our founding this weekend with fireworks and parades, we’ll also reflect on some of the core fundamental values that bring Americans together – the pursuit of life, liberty, and justice for all. Most of us likely know that...

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603 Legal Aid Welcomes Three New Board Members

603 Legal Aid welcomed three new members at its board meeting earlier this month. “We are beyond excited to welcome the newest members of the board! They will undoubtedly provide a wealth of knowledge and invaluable contributions to make 603 Legal Aid a success,”...

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Announcing 603 Legal Aid

On June 1, 2021, the NH Pro Bono Referral Program and the Legal Advice and Referral Center (LARC) merged to become 603 Legal Aid. The merger was formally announced to the public on Thursday, May 6, at the NH Campaign for Legal Services Virtual 2021 Campaign Kickoff...

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Virtual event featuring Chief Justice Gordon MacDonald

To view the video of this event, please visit our YouTube Page here: https://youtu.be/1-bSSpyiuaw  Presented with underwriting support for virtual events from Please click here to register for this Zoom webinar event. You will need to provide your name and email...

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2021 Virtual Kickoff Breakfast

Purchase your ticket here and join us online on Thursday, May 6 at 8 a.m. for the largest celebration of legal aid in New Hampshire! Join us for a live virtual event celebrating the great work of New Hampshire Legal Assistance and the Legal Advice & Referral...

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2021 Online Pub Trivia How-to

So you want to play, but you're not sure how? The 8 easy steps of virtual pub trivia: Register your team! When your captain signs up, they will select a team name. (Remember your team name! This is important later!) A few days before the event, team captains will...

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2020 NH CLS: Thank you

In 2020, everything changed. How we work, how we live, how we see loved ones. Two things didn't: That families and seniors across New Hampshire rely on legal aid to protect their most basic rights. And in the face of a pandemic and economic crisis, you did not leave...

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2021 Online Trivia Challenge

Registration for the Online Trivia Challenge is now closed, but you can help one team win the Team Spirit Prize!  Visit https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/NHCLS2021 and choose your favorite team from the list of fundraisers. The team that has raised the most support...

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NH evictions rise during COVID moratorium

Kyle Stucker Portsmouth Herald Local landlords, according to a New Hampshire attorney who represents them, are now successfully using health and safety arguments to “couch” their efforts to evict tenants who are behind on rent because a federal COVID-19 moratorium...

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Legal aid got the power back on

Vicky, a single mom of young children, has received help from NH Legal Assistance in the past. Recently, Vicky called her legal aid advocate to say the utility company had disconnected the heat in her home. To reconnect it, the company said she would need a valid...

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With legal aid , Navy vet finally gets disability benefits

A traumatic brain injury left Michael, a Navy veteran and former teacher, unable to work. Yet, his application for disability benefits was denied by the state Department of Health and Human Services due to missing paperwork that he could not get from his medical...

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Stephen was facing an $11,000 paperwork mistake

Unemployment kept Stephen afloat when COVID-19 forced him to close his restaurant. Then, he feared it would bankrupt him when the state told him he had to repay $11,000 because of a paperwork mistake. "It was just — [my] jaw dropped," Stephen told Todd Bookman of New...

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“NHLA kept us from being homeless.”

The eviction notice came at the worst time for Lela and Mustafa and their 11-month-old daughter. Lela’s mother had died just a few months earlier from COVID-19, and they were both out of work. They didn’t have the money to pay rent or hire a lawyer. Desperate, they...

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2020 NHCLS Breakfast

The Campaign Breakfast this year will stream LIVE online at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, including: Keynote remarks from Judge Fern Fisher of Hofstra University AND the presentation of the 2020 John E. Tobin Justice Award to Judge Susan Carbon. Registration is...

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